Bubbly Breakfast @ CMP : A Family-friendly Spot at The Pointe

Wouldn’t it be nice to have free flow mimosas with breakfast? Every weekend, CMP Bar & Grill does ‘The Over Easy Brunch’, which is essentially what the rest of the world call brunch : a late breakfast. Add on bubbly, or if you are feeling in the mood – go for their open bar package. […]

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Breakfast @ Mondoux, The Beach JBR Dubai

Boy was I glad to find out that Mondoux had reopened a sister branch in our neighbourhood – here in The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence. I had always wanted to check out the Creek Harbour branch but never got the chance to head up that way. We drove over to the new branch here in […]

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Breakfast @ Isola Ristorante, Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse Dubai

A friend had suggested ‘this new place in Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse’ for breakfast. I remember seeing Isola on socials, and it had always been on the to-go-list. Good time, seeing that the weather is still *thankfully* quite cool, or actually very cold and windy these daysearly Feb 2022. Off I went on a school day […]

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Picnic Brunch with Animals @ The Green Planet Dubai

Have you been to the Green Planet? Over the cooler months, they have a brunch in their outdoor cafe. We brought the family over as part of an invitation to their Gender Reveal celebration for the very first sloth born in the UAE. Some may say that is absolutely ridiculous but c’mon, we are in […]

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A family Turkish breakfast @ Huqqabaz Jumeirah

Last weekend, we drove up to Jumeirah to review the newly opened Turkish restaurant – Huqqabaz. The name is quite familiar by now, isn’t it? With the first branch in Dubai Mall, and the other in MOE which we have just recently visited. How is Huqqabaz like? How does it differ from its other branches?

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Best Dubai Outdoor Breakfast Spots with a view – Open Weekdays!

A friend sent me a message this morning asking if I knew of outdoor breakfast spots in Dubai, where she could “sit in front of the sea”. You will be surprised to know that most beach-side restaurants down our end of the town only open from lunch onwards on weekdays, and only for breakfast on […]

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Breakfast @ The Pangolin Restaurant and Lounge Dubai

2022 Update : The Pangolin is now called The Green Room. To the few who guessed the restaurant was ‘The Elephant’, ‘The Meerkat’ or ‘The Hippo’…. you were either taking the mickey (very funny indeed), or you honestly thought there was an actual restaurant called The Meerkat in Dubai. Imagine if there was! Wouldn’t that […]

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Restaurants with Indoor Play Areas in Dubai

Possibly the most asked question in all mummy forums. To make it easier for all of us, here’s a list of restaurants and cafes with indoor play areas in Dubai. Some have a proper multi-storey soft play structure, whereas most have just created a play corner for the little ones. Please click on their website […]

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Dubai Hotel Restaurants – Buffets with Kids

We have kids at that age where they typically eat free in hotel all-day dinings. That magic number is 5. My eldest will be 5 for the next few years. Until maybe she becomes a teenager.. So, by popular request, here are a few of the hotel restaurants – where the little ones under a […]

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Breakfast @ Phileas Fogg’s, Address Montgomerie Dubai

2022 Update : The review below was written in May 2021 when I went to Phileas for the very first time. We have been back there numerous times since and absolutely love the place. Highly recommend breakfast at Phileas. Original Review : May 2021 I was this close on leaving, standing in the heat, trying […]

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Breakfast @ Koko Bay, Palm West Beach Dubai

About time they joined the breakfast club, don’t you think? Say hello to Koko Bay, which really doesn’t need an introduction. Yes, it’s that famous bali-inspired restaurant in Palm West Beach with amazing views of the marina, that hammock, that swing. I can imagine their start-up committee sitting around a table going – how do […]

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Breakfast @ Atmosphere Lounge, Burj Khalifa Dubai

We have always wanted to bring the little ones to the Burj. Having always done Atmosphere Lounge over sunset when we had family and guests over, we had the impression that kids were not allowed up to Level 123 of the Burj Khalifa. I checked, and realised hey – you could bring under 6 year […]

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Breakfast, Take 2 @ The Farm, Al Barari Dubai

The menu at The Farm has evolved quite a lot since it first opened its doors. My visit back in 2015 wasn’t exactly the best, and I’ve only been back twice since. Okay, I admit – the fact that Al Barari is a road-trip away from the Marina didn’t exactly help, plus it’s one of […]

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Breakfast @ Palm Bay Dubai, Club Vista Mare

I wrote this article back in 2016, and it really irritates me that up till now, year 2021 – we still have venues that cannot get the basics of online information correct. Let’s keep this short and sweet so it’s serves its two purpose – 1. Guests who are planning breakfast at Palm Bay know […]

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Breakfast @ Leen’s Casual to Gourmet, Bluewaters Dubai

Didn’t expect to return so soon to Bluewaters. It was one of those weekends where plans didn’t quite work out and we ended up back in our neighbourhood for breakfast. This time is was Leen’s, one of the three branches in Dubai – situated again by the Bluewaters Wharf which I’m starting to get quite […]

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Breakfast @ Un Dimanche A Paris, Bluewaters Dubai

I’ve always wanted to return to Bluewaters for breakfast. When you try and google ‘Breakfast at Bluewaters’, not a lot comes up. C’mon big guys – What’s on, Time Out – do your thing. So on a totally unplanned morning when I was suppose to take the 2 year old for a coffee date, off […]

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Healthy Breakfast Options @ Seva Table, Jumeirah 1 Dubai

It’s the trend now, isn’t it? Even January is called Veganuary – an excuse to detox for those who have over-indulged over the festive season. Well, that wasn’t really our plan – we just wanted to try out another picturesque spot for breakfast and it unfortunately happened to be a plant-based restaurant. Seva Table it’s […]

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Breakfast @ La Brioche, The Pointe Palm Jumeirah Dubai

I wanted to come back to The Pointe again, after such a nice morning spent at the beginning of the week at that instagrammable cafe (that is so busy now…). Bit of googling around landed me here, where I saw La Brioche – a familiar name, one of our casual go-tos after shopping in Ibn […]

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Breakfast @ Brunch and Cake, The Pointe Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Brunch and Cake is probably one of the few places who can get away with charging 65 AED for a pistachio French Toast. And that was exactly what I wanted to order, until I saw that their Classic Cheddar Smashed Burger was only 32 AED. What a surprise when it came out as two sliders […]

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